Healthy Mexican Recipes That'll Make Your Cinco de Mayo

Healthy Mexican Recipes That'll Make Your Cinco de Mayo

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Looking for something festive to cook up for Cinco de Mayo or just hungry for some healthy Mexican food? We've rounded up some of our favorite Mexican dishes that are all great for you, and are hearty enough to satisfy.  So whether you're vegan, vegetarian or gluten free, these recipes will have you throwing a fiesta in no time. 

Sweet Potato Burrito with Avocado Salsa Verde 

This lightly baked burrito filled with sweet potatoes, black beans and jack cheese is smothered in a zesty avocado sauce. Recipe here. 

 

 

Mexican Grilled Polenta Pizza 

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Vegan & gluten-free deliciousness starts with a grilled polenta crust that's topped with red onion, red peppers, corn, black beans and hot sauce. Recipe here. 

 

Smothered Red Chili Nachos with Chipotle Tofu 

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This dish proves that vegetarian nachos can be just as bomb as the original. Tortilla chips are loaded with mango, avocado, black beans, cheddar and Chipotle infused tofu. Recipe here. 

 

Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa 

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Grilled lime chicken breasts lighten up this classic that's topped with mango salsa. Recipe here. 

 

Mexican Tortilla Chip Pie 

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What's a fiesta without dessert? This vegan version using baked tortilla chips as the crust is filled with a Mexican hot chocolate center--Muy bien!! Recipe here. 

 

Black Bean Avocado Quesadillas with Grilled Shitake 

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Quesadillas are the perfect go-to for Cinco de Mayo because they cook up quickly. This vegan take on a Mexican classic has meaty grilled shitakes, black beans and creamy avocado. Recipe here.